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The Selective Liberal Arts Consortium

What is SLAC?

The eight prestigious colleges which form the Selective Liberal Arts Consortium help connect outstanding liberal arts students to positions with top-notch employers across the country. Each year, SLAC offers a remote video interview cycle and two in-person recruiting days in New York City and Washington, D.C. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all events for 2020-2021 will be virtual.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I apply to SLAC?
  • Through SLAC, CC students have greater equity and access to high-level positions across the country. Video interview day allow you to interview for internships and post-graduate positions without needing to purchase flights, book hotel stays, miss class, or give up a Block Break for travel.
  • In-person interview days give you the opportunity to network face-to-face with employers and make connections in your industry of choice.
  • Applying is easy! You can apply for SLAC positions through the Career Center's job and internships platform, Handshake.
Who should apply to SLAC?

The majority of the opportunities offered through SLAC are full-time positions with benefits - so they're meant for graduating seniors. Juniors and sophomores are encouraged to apply to the internships offered.

Which employers could I interview with?

Check out an up to date list of participating employers on the SLAC website. This list will update with every SLAC interview cycle.

What is the timeline for this year's cycle?

The beauty of SLAC is that there are multiple opportunities each year to find a job! Stay up-to-date with SLAC's timeline for more details on application open and close dates. Please note: You need to apply for positions of interest in Handshake before the closing date in order to be considered for participation in the scheduled interview days.

September Video Interview Days

Applications open
August 17th, 2020

Applications close
September 7th, 2020

Video Interview Days
September 23rd & 24th, 2020

New York Video Interview Days

Applications open
October 5, 2020

Applications close
December 1, 2020

New York Video Interview Days
January 7 & 8, 2021

Washington, D.C. Video Interview Days

Applications open
October 5, 2020

Applications close
December 1, 2020

Washington, D.C. Video Interview Days
January 11 & 12, 2021


February Video Interview Days

Applications open
January 18, 2021

Applications close
January 31, 2021

February Virtual Interview Days
February 24 & 25, 2021

How does the application process work?
  • Make sure that your Handshake student profile is fully completed and up-to-date with relevant experiences.
  • Once the application cycle opens, identify opportunities you're interested in by searching for "SLAC" on the Handshake "Jobs" tab.
  • Before applying, make an appointment at the Career Center to review your resume and cover letter(s).
  • Apply for open positions before 10pm MST on the application deadline, as many SLAC employers function on EST.
  • If you are selected for an interview, you will receive an email from an employer inviting you to sign up for an interview slot on Handshake.

If you are applying to a Video Interview Day, interviews are coordinated through the Career Center using Zoom.These interviews take where ever you are, and no travel is required. If you are on campus and need help finding a place to do your video interview, contact the Career Center.

If you are applying to a Recruiting Day, you are responsible for arranging your own travel. Find more information about travel and lodging here.

Have more questions?

Reach out to the Career Center anytime with questions about SLAC! You can reach us by phone or email.

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